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Materdei pizza at Matto, 108RMB
The thin, chewy crust features pleasingly blackened edges and bubbles. Read more
Super Brand Mall, 168 Lujiazui Xi Lu, Lujiazui Ring Road.
Home-crafted pork fennel sauages at Capo, 128RMB
The juicy bangers make for some of the best links in the city. Read more
Fifth Floor, Yifeng Galleria, Rockbund, 77 Beijing Dong Lu, near Yuanmingyuan Lu.
Salsiccia pizza at Scarpetta, 128RMB
It’s one of our favourite pizzas in the city. Read more
33 Mengzi Lu, near Madang Lu.
Pappardelle with lamb ragout at 8 1⁄2 Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA , 130RMB
The lamb is slow cooked for three hours with fresh porcini. Read more
Sixth-Seventh Floors, 169 Yuanmingyuan Lu, near Huqiu Lu.
Sultan sarma at Efes, 134RMB
The Sultan sarma is just one example of the quality on show here. Read more
Lujiazui 1885, 665 Shangcheng Lu, near Nanquan Bei Lu.
Thai-style mussels at Kathleen’s Waitan, 138RMB
These plump little molluscs come bathed in a steaming broth of coconut milk. Read more.
200 Huangpu Lu, near Qingpu Lu. See full address details.
Confited duck leg at La Queue du Chiot, 140RMB
Ishibashi Kenji's confited duck leg is a small masterpiece. Read more.
No 5, Lane 25, Gaolan Lu, near Ruijin Er Lu.
Hotpot at The Mahota, 158RMB
Vegetables served within 24 hours of being picked at their Chongming Island farm. Read more
First Floor, 666 Huaihai Xi Lu, near Hongqiao Lu.
Hunkar begendi at Garlic, 160RMB
The smokiness from the vegetable mixes with the tender meat to great effect. Read more
698 Yongjia Lu, near Anting Lu.
Sushi set at Tsukiji Aosora Sandaime, 160RMB
Head chef Shuta Kamezaki leads an all-Japanese team at this revered Tokyo brand. Read more
191 Changle Lu, near Maoming Nan Lu.
Burrata salad at ElEfante, 165RMB
It’s still the Italian burrata cheese that we pine for time and again. Read more
20 Donghu Lu, near Huaihai Lu.
Lobster ravioli with olive oil, lemon and herbs at Mercato, 178RMB
The six perfect little packages are handmade from scratch every day. Read more
Sixth floor, Three on the Bund, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu.
Beijing roasted duck at Jing Hui Cui, 188RMB
Even people from the capital agree that this is a superb version of the Peking dish. Read more
Eighth Floor, Longemont Mall, 1018 Changning Lu, near Kaixuan Lu.
God-speed turbot at Y2C2, 198RMB
The presentation features a tiny porcelain fisherman pulling in his catch. Read more
Fifth Floor, 579 Waima Lu, near Xinmatou Jie.
Farm-raised piglet at Colagreco, 238RMB
Mauro Colagreco previously worked in the kitchens of star chefs Alain Ducasse and Alain Passard. Read more
Second Floor, Three on the Bund, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu.